K E M Elberse

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi Changes in the composition of the pneumococcal population and in IPD incidence in The Netherlands after the implementation of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Karin E M Elberse
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, 3721 MA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 30:7644-51. 2012
  2. doi Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies against 13 vaccine Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in the Netherlands
    K E M Elberse
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, 3721 MA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 29:1029-35. 2011
  3. pmc Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis for Streptococcus pneumoniae: comparison with PFGE and MLST
    Karin E M Elberse
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e19668. 2011
  4. pmc Population structure of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in The Netherlands in the pre-vaccination era assessed by MLVA and capsular sequence typing
    Karin E M Elberse
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e20390. 2011
  5. pmc Sequence diversity within the capsular genes of Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroup 6 and 19
    Karin Elberse
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e25018. 2011

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi Changes in the composition of the pneumococcal population and in IPD incidence in The Netherlands after the implementation of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Karin E M Elberse
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, 3721 MA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 30:7644-51. 2012
    ..This study provides insights into the effects of nationwide vaccination on the pneumococcal population causing IPD...
  2. doi Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies against 13 vaccine Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in the Netherlands
    K E M Elberse
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, 3721 MA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 29:1029-35. 2011
    ..Increased IPD incidence in the elderly did not seem to be the result of a decline in the concentration of IgG antibodies...
  3. pmc Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis for Streptococcus pneumoniae: comparison with PFGE and MLST
    Karin E M Elberse
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e19668. 2011
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  4. pmc Population structure of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in The Netherlands in the pre-vaccination era assessed by MLVA and capsular sequence typing
    Karin E M Elberse
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e20390. 2011
    ..MLVA and CST appear to be valuable tools to determine the population structure of pneumococcal isolates and are useful in monitoring the effects of pneumococcal vaccination...
  5. pmc Sequence diversity within the capsular genes of Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroup 6 and 19
    Karin Elberse
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e25018. 2011
    ..Such changes may result in altered polysaccharides or in strains that produce more capsular polysaccharides. Consequently, these altered capsules may be less sensitive for vaccine induced immunity...